ATC codes: J01XB01
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa ICD11 code: MG50.80
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 million IU in vial (as colistemethate sodium) (equivalent to 34 mg colistin base activity)
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of the age-appropriateness of formulations on the EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended the listing for colistin on the EML and EMLc be amended to include also the equivalent strength in colistin base activity.